Mystery

Sofia Jarvis (center) appears with her family at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital on February 24, 2014. Sofia suffers from a rare illness that causes symptoms described as "polio-like." (CBS)

Bay Area Family Impacted By Mystery Illness Speaks Out

Doctors continue to investigate a mysterious polio-like illness that has paralyzed at least five California children since August 2012. Meanwhile, the family of a young Berkeley girl who was diagnosed with the disease spoke out about her condition.

02/24/2014

HealthWatch: Cancer Patient Says SF Hospital Denied Insurer-Approved Care

Polio-Like Mystery Illness Causing Paralysis In California Kids

The afflicted children suffered weakness or paralysis in one or more limbs, sometimes after a respiratory illness. The paralysis had not subsided after more than half a year and spinal scans show damage similar to polio.

02/24/2014

Police at the scene of a shooting on the 3500 block of Pine Ridge Way in San Jose, February 20, 2014. (CBS)

San Jose Homeowner Kills Intruder In Mystery Home Invasion Shootout

A San Jose homeowner is suspected of killing a burglar overnight in East San Jose in what police believe is a case of self-defense, but many of the details are still a mystery.

02/21/2014

A customer buys Mega Millions lottery tickets. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

South Bay Mega Millions Winner Still A Mystery

While the identity of the person who purchased one of two Mega Millions lottery winning tickets is a mystery, lottery officials say big prize winners often delay coming forward until after getting advice.

12/20/2013

A mystery do-gooder left hefty tips at two San Francisco restaurants. (CBS)

Mystery Do-Gooder Leaving Hefty Tips At Bay Area Restaurants

A mystery do-gooder who has been leaving large, generous tips at eateries and bars throughout the country stopped by at least two San Francisco restaurants in the past two months.

12/04/2013

KPIX 5 hired a boat to get an up close view of a barge off Treasure Island believed to be a secret project by Google. (CBS)

Google Confirms Barge Is Planned Showroom For New Tech

A brief statement released Wednesday from the internet giant puts an end to weeks of speculation about the purpose of structures on two barges, the San Francisco Bay project and another off Portland, Maine.

11/06/2013

Yacht Captain Blames Robert Wagner On Natalie Wood's Drowning

Authorities Amend Natalie Wood’s Death Certificate

Natalie Wood’s death certificate has been changed to reflect some of the uncertainties and lingering questions surrounding the actress’ drowning…

08/21/2012

Actress Natalie Wood.  (Photo credit by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Natalie Wood’s Cause Of Death Changed From ‘Accidental’ To ‘Undetermined’

The Los Angeles Coroner’s office has decided to change Natalie Wood’s cause of death from accidental drowning to “undetermined.”

07/09/2012

Brentwood Children Hospitalized After Drinking Mystery Liquid

Two young children were hospitalized Sunday after ingesting an unknown liquid at a home in Brentwood, a police lieutenant said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–07/19/2011

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